25 Sep Cybercrime Bytes: Major League Phishing, Cybersecurity Awards, Six-Figure Salaries
Weekly news that keeps you on the cutting edge of cybersecurity
–Steve Morgan, Editor-in-Chief
Sausalito, Calif. – Sep. 25, 2019
This week’s rundown is sponsored by MetaCompliance, a global leader in the human aspect of cybersecurity and privacy compliance.
— What do New York Mets fans know about cybercrime? We found out at one of their home games. Cybercrime Magazine
— TMC has launched the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards for solutions, innovators, and disruptors. TMCNet
— Salaries for the cybersecurity profession grow, with the median income currently at more than $100,000. Education Dive
— How to get more women in cyber? Invest in STEM, more scholarships and role models, hire interns, continuous fostering, and mentorship. Scientific American
— Three more Canadian universities have announced initiatives to bolster the country’s cybersecurity capacity. University Affairs
— 3,600+ women we follow on Twitter, and you should too. Cybercrime Magazine
— The Philippines has not allocated enough budget to effectively combat cybercrime. BusinessMirror
— Cybercrime has emerged as an industry in its own right and according to Cybersecurity Ventures will be one of the biggest challenges that humanity will face over the next two decades. LexisNexis
— Standard exclusions in some cyber insurance policies include data loss, cyber events leading to physical damage, and criminal acts by an insured. Outlook India
— Cybersecurity Ventures expects 12-15 percent year-over-year growth of the cybersecurity market through 2021. Yahoo! Finance
— Cybercrime is set to cost businesses and consumers over $6 trillion annually by 2021, according to Cybersecurity Ventures. Credit Union Times
— Arcserve and Sophos team up on cyber threats and ransomware. HelpNetSecurity
— Cybersecurity Ventures will be signing and giving away 100 copies of the book “Women Know Cyber: 100 Fascinating Females Fighting Cybercrime” at FutureCon Boston on Oct. 9. FutureCon
— Family offices and high net worth individuals are targets for cybercrime and they need cybersecurity protection. Forbes
— Worldwide, ransomware damage losses are predicted to reach $20 billion, with an attack on a business every 11 seconds, by the end of 2021, according to Cybersecurity Ventures. Government Technology
More next week.
– Steve Morgan is founder and Editor-in-Chief at Cybersecurity Ventures.
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